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November 1, 2018
Kara O'Connor
Wisconsin Farmer's Union column: Farmers are a cog in the wheel
November 1, 2018 - 8:00pm
October 23, 2018
Photo: (from left) Pete Vanderwielen, third place, 1,944 pounds, Sherwood, Wis.; Pete Midthun, first place, 2,091 pounds, New Richmond; Chris and Amber Stevens, second place, 1,963 pounds, New Richmond. Submitted phoyo
Top 10 giant pumpkins set world record
October 23, 2018 - 7:18am
October 22, 2018
4-H junior dairy judge team members who attended the Pierce County Dairy Banquet posed for a photo Thursday, Oct. 18. Pictured are (from left) Bryce Mark, Braeden Bechel, Ava Kolodzinski, Ty Mader, Collin Hague. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia.
The Pierce County dairy banquet turns 68
October 22, 2018 - 8:37pm
October 17, 2018
Little Tillia Browne, with parents Ryan Browne and Lindsey Baris (right) is shown at Rising Sun Farm and Orchard, formerly Rising Sun Farm and White Pine Orchard. Browne and Baris took over White Pine Orchard this year, and united it with Rising Sun Farm. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
Local family brings together farm, orchard into one business
October 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
October 15, 2018
Pierce County Dairy Promotion Committee Chair Peter Kimball gives a speech about the UW-Extension program during the Pierce County Dairy Banquet Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 in Elmwood. File photo
Dairy banquet to be held Oct. 18
October 15, 2018 - 1:07pm
September 19, 2018
Farmers for America will be shown Saturday, Sept. 22 as part of Spring Valley Dam Days. Submitted image
Dam Days film screening aims to shine a light on farmers
September 19, 2018 - 10:00am
September 5, 2018
Jim Harsdorf's cows feeding inside a temperature-regulated facility. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
What's going down in west central Wisconsin's dairy industry
September 5, 2018 - 5:00am
August 2, 2018
Ted Galaty has been operating his haunted house experience, Fright Farm, at Willow's Keep Farm outside of Zumbrota on Highway 52 since 2015. Now, Galaty has planted four acres worth of hemp to start a hemp maze. Previously, Fright Farm had a corn maze, but Galaty wanted to try something new and educate people on the benefits of hemp. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
This hemp won't get you high
August 2, 2018 - 5:00am
July 24, 2018
Norman Erickson inspects one of his many hazelnut bushes on his farm, Hazelnut Valley Farm in Lake City. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Slightly nutty: Hazelnut Valley Farm grows healthy, delicious hazelnuts
July 24, 2018 - 6:00am
July 2, 2018
DATCP Secretary Sheila Harsdorf and Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery CEO Paul Bauer (left) pose with other representatives during the Wisconsin Cheese Day celebration on June 25. Zach Dwyer / RiverTown Multimedia
State representatives celebrate local impact of cheese industry
July 2, 2018 - 7:33pm
May 19, 2018
Tina Vanasse, owner of a Spring Valley farm said the mom of their albino calf is a shorthorn cross and offers her own unique color. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
April snow helped camouflage albino calf
May 19, 2018 - 7:00pm
April 5, 2018
Wood's Maple Orchard has been winning awards for their maple syrup for 60 years. Shown holding the awards won over the years are (front row, from left) Jason Wood, Jacob Wood and Steve Wood. (back row) Ed Swenson, Ty Fisher, Corey Norby, Jon Wood and Bert Swenson. Submitted photo
Maple syrup producer uses technology to improve process
April 5, 2018 - 5:32pm
March 29, 2018
Ryan Browne and his wife Lindsey Baris are busy making maple syrup at Rising Sun Farm outside of River Falls. Rising Sun Farm has been in operation for 40 years; Browne and Baris took over from Ryan's dad Roger. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
Maple syrup season has started
March 29, 2018 - 1:17pm
March 13, 2018
Blake Brenner will be opening Brenner Lumber the week of March 12. He is excited to serve the community with a lumberyard since the town has been without a lumberyard for awhile. Pictured (left to right) Kinsley Brenner, Blake Brenner, Rachael Brenner, and Adeline Brenner. Submitted photo
New lumberyard to open in Ellsworth
March 13, 2018 - 5:36pm
January 12, 2018
Charles Conroy, second from right, and his children were recognized at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair for their farm’s 150 years. Conroy’s farm is in Bay City. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin State Fair
Wisconsin State Fair seeking Century and Sesquicentennial Farm and Home applicants
January 12, 2018 - 8:00am
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